Milo Parker is a young actor who started his acting career in 2014 at the age of 12. He has appeared in a number of films and television series since The Durrells for which he has become known. Although his career is still fairly new, he has shown promise of reaching great heights with the roles he has taken to date which have been recognized at the Saturn Awards as well as the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.
Milo Parker’s Biography (Childhood)
On October 1, 2002, Milo Parker was born in Ipswich, United Kingdom. Growing up, he always loved being an actor and was therefore sent to the Youngblood Theater Company in his home country, where he honed his acting skills.
However, it was by his fourth year that he realized how much he loved the arts and wanted to pursue it professionally. He went to a theater club, where he met his future agent, Andrew Braidford, who runs the club with Beth Tuckey.
For his education, Parker attends Farlingaye High School, although he also takes extracurricular classes because of his time-consuming acting performance.
Milo Parker made his acting debut in 2015 when he was offered the role of Connor in the sci-fi film. Robot Overlords In 2015, he appeared in Mr. Holmes and Ghosthunters on Icy Trails as Roger Munro and Tom Thompson, respectively.
In 2016 he got to portray Hugh Apiston in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Special Children.
What would become his biggest role to date is portraying Gerry Durrell on the TV series, The Durrells. Known as The Durrells in Corfu among American viewers, the series tells the story of Gerald Durrell from his autobiographical novels.
His role in Mr. Holmes earned him a Saturn nomination for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, which he lost to Ty Simpkins, who won it for portraying Gray Mitchell in Jurassic World (2015). The same role earned Parker another nomination at the 21st Critics’ Choice Awards for Best Young Actor/Actress.
About his family life, Parker hasn’t said much about it. However, he is known to have a sister named Amelie Parker. He had one brother, Jacob Gabriel Brice Parker, who died on April 9, 2001, the same day he was born.
Although his father’s name is not known, his mother is known as Sadie Ann Parker, and both of his parents have been very supportive in his career path. With a close family, Milo always shares many pictures of his parents and sister on social media.
Facts you need to know about Milo Parker
1. He is an animal lover
Beyond his role in The Durrells in which he portrays the young British zookeeper Milo, conservationist Gerald Durrell has always been an animal lover. However, it is the role that has helped him develop an affinity with them. Today he is an ambassador for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, a Dallas-based conservation organization dedicated to raising awareness of endangered species. He was named the organization’s Global Ambassador in 2016.
Of course, acting is the most important thing in Parker’s life, but in the same way he also loves animals and works as hard as possible to protect the endangered people. His other hobbies are cycling and swimming.
Nothing is available in his dating life in the public domain, including his social media, to suggest that Milo is in any relationship with anyone. More so, there is no indication that he has ever dated anyone in the past.
4. Supportive family
Parker has enjoyed a lot of support from his family. During filming far from home, which can sometimes last weeks and even months, his father always came out to entertain him, and his mother and sister also visited him. He also has his grandparents who live in Suffolk as part of his family.
Milo Parker hopes to one day play the role of James Bond. He is currently 5ft 6in tall, although he is expected to grow even taller. What’s more, he has blue eyes and dark brown hair.